Text Anti-Phishing (for devices with Android 4.4 and Huawei devices without Google Play services)

The Text Anti-Phishing feature will notify you if you receive an SMS text message containing links to malicious and spoofed websites.

This feature is available only for devices running Android 4.4 and for Huawei devices with no Google Chrome browser installed. On devices with Google Chrome browser and running Android 4.5 and higher, an extended version of this feature is available (see Safe Messaging).

Text Anti-Phishing is only available in the Premium version of Kaspersky Internet Security.

Text Anti-Phishing uses the Kaspersky Security Network to check links in text messages.

To check links in text messages:

  1. On the quick launch panel in Kaspersky Internet Security's main window, tap Text Anti-Phishing.
  2. Set the Text Anti-Phishing switch to ON.

    Text Anti-Phishing is turned on.

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